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  • Prostitutes feared San Bernardino cop, prosecutors say

    The two prostitutes listed in the indictment of a former San Bernardino police officer for alleged sex abuse told investigators they endured forced sex acts with the man out of fear of retaliation. Federal offiicals on Thursday announced that the ex-...
  • Child-sex defendant was briefly denied bail before GPS monitor

    Authorities say a Cocoa monitoring company delayed seven hours in relaying to authorities an alert from 70-year-old Loomes Wheeler Jr.'s GPS gear on the morning he fled his Osceola County home. But a newly released recording of a May court hearing...
  • Filner, out as mayor, still faces criminal investigation

    SAN DIEGO -- Bob Filner ended his controversial run as mayor Friday, but his legal problems persist. The state attorney general and San Diego County Sheriff's Department are conducting a criminal investigation into Filner's conduct toward women, with...
  • Accuser in sex assault case should be named

    In a report on three midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy accused of sexually assaulting a female classmate, you write that "The Baltimore Sun does not identify alleged victims in sexual assault cases" ("Midshipman describes night of drinking before...
  • Naval Academy must shut down team houses

    Naval Academy must shut down team houses
    The U.S. Naval Academy is its own kind of "Suitcase College." Midshipmen on the walled off campus are always looking for a way to escape — not the boredom, but the unending pressure. One of the ways they can escape is to the home of a "sponsor...
  • Academy sex assault case belongs in criminal court

    Susan Burke, the attorney representing the victim of an alleged rape at the U.S. Naval Academy, recently filed an action in federal court to bar the academy's superintendent from deciding whether the case proceeds to a court-martial ("Lawsuit seeks...
  • Television review: 'Axe Cop,' 'High School USA!' are slices of youth

    Television review: 'Axe Cop,' 'High School USA!' are slices of youth
    Fox, which once had the renegade TV network market pretty much to itself — "Married With Children" was transgressive in its time — has become semi-respectable as it grays and sprightly basic-cable channels, bound by looser rules, crowd in to...
  • UConn Looks To New Policy For Reporting Sexual Assault

    UConn Looks To New Policy For Reporting Sexual Assault
    Top administrators at the University of Connecticut are hoping that new policies and other proposals will address some of the troubling issues raised by an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by a music professor, Robert Miller. Among...
  • Mediation on San Diego Mayor Bob Filner's future ends; council to vote

      SAN DIEGO -- The mediation over the sexual harassment lawsuit against San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has been completed, and the City Council will vote Friday on a proposal that could end the six-week saga, according to City Atty. Jan Goldsmith. At...
  • Falsely convicted of sexual assault, Montgomery takes next steps to clear name

    Falsely convicted of sexual assault, Montgomery takes next steps to clear name
    Attorneys representing Johnathon Montgomery, along with the Virginia Attorney General's Office, are looking to move forward with court proceedings that would clear the 27-year-old of a sexual assault conviction he was falsely accused of in 2008, according...
  • San Diego's long Filner nightmare might soon be over

    San Diego's long Filner nightmare might soon be over
    Looks like San Diego’s about to wake up from its six-week civic nightmare. After two weeks of therapy and three days of legal mediation, Mayor Bob Filner has struck an agreement with city officials and his former press secretary, who sued him...